UPDATED: GoFundMe Set up for Man Struck on Coastal Highway in Dewey Beach Saturday
UPDATED – 10/03/23 – The investigation in to a crash last Saturday on Coastal Highway at Rodney Avenue remains under investigation by Dewey Beach Police. They say a Honda Accord, driven by a 38 year old man was the only vehicle involved in the crash and failed to stop at the marked crosswalk – striking the 36 year old male victim.
UPDATED – 10/02/23 – A GoFundMe has been set up for Jonathan Fitzwater, who was involved in a pedestrian/vehicle crash Saturday morning in Dewey Beach. Fitzwater and his wife and dog, Cheyenne, were taking part in Dewey’s Golden Jubilee when the incident occurred (Wife & dog are fine). While Fitzwater’s condition has improved, his road to recovery will take time. Anyone who would like to can DONATE HERE
Dewey Beach Police and emergency personnel from Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company and Sussex County EMS were called to the area of Coastal Highway and Rodney Avenue just after 10 Saturday morning after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. Dewey Beach Police say one person was taken to Beebe Hospital with critical injuries. The roadway was closed for about 2 hours while police investigated leaving traffic backed up on Coastal Highway to the north and south.
Coastal Highway was reopened to traffic around 1:25pm.